Request for Proposal (RFP): HRSA BPHC Technical Assistance

CSH is seeking an organization to provide training/technical assistance (T/TA) to health centers and health center partners through a United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) funded initiative. This HHS funded TA initiative focuses on screening and addressing social determinants of health (SDOH) and community partnerships for health equity. The appropriate organization(s) will need to demonstrate that they have the following qualifications:

  • An organization that has experience working with health care centers that service homeless populations;
  • Have content matter expertise on health and healthcare issues for homeless and vulnerable populations;
  • Can access and utilize national healthcare data;
  • Expertise in providing training and technical assistance to health care centers on health and housing;
  • Has experience working with Federal Departments.

The organization will be expected to complete the following tasks:

  • Outreach

The subcontractor will provide CSH with recommendations for health centers to engage and target for initiative work.

Deliverable: Connect Health Centers to initiative work.

  • Content Development
    Development of materials (including written publications and webinars) and review of CSH materials related to initiative workplan deliverables; assist with the development of tools, guides, and best practices models as assigned.

Deliverable: Collaborate with CSH and/or lead on at least one webinar and one written guidance document for publication.

  • Project Management
    Participate in regular team calls with CSH; provide other collaboration as needed; and complete required project reporting.

Deliverable: Monthly initiative call participation and reporting.


Funding Available:

An amount not to exceed $40,000 is available for this project.

Contract Timeframe:

The contract will cover one-year of the HHS initiative (July 1, 2023- June 30, 2024).


Application Process:

In order for consideration and participate in this work, we will need you to complete and return the application and forms below no later than COB October 4, 2023.

You may include up to 6 staff members in the application. The following forms are included:

  • Attachment A: Subrecipient Application
  • A sample report from your organization’s financial management system that demonstrates your ability to comply with the financial management standards described at 2 CFR 200.302 (b)(3)

All of the application information and forms must be completed and submitted to CSH at HRSA.TA@csh.org  no later than October 4, 2023 in order to be considered. This information includes proposed billing rates, completed copies of the forms referenced above, resumes for up to six proposed staff members, and a two-paragraph description of your organization's core competencies and accomplishments.



CSH will evaluate applications utilizing the following criteria and will select the valid proposal:

  • Demonstrated successful performance of substantially similar work;
  • Relevant project work;
  • Experience and expertise;
  • Years of relevant experience; and
  • Rate reasonableness and overall cost of services.

Organizations must be able to comply with the administrative and financial management requirements of the prime award from HRSA including the financial management standards for funds control and accountability and the HHS Grants Policy found at https://www.hrsa.gov/grants/manage-your-grant/policies-regulations-guidance Organizations must have an active registration on the System for Award Management (SAM) found at sam.gov and provide their Unique Entity Identifier (UEI). Organizations cannot have existing, pending or expired debarments that preclude them from doing business with the United States government and cannot have convictions for, nor have any pending indictments for, fraud or a criminal offense in connection with a public contract or subcontract.

We will contact you regarding the determination of adding you as a CSH subcontractor. Please note that CSH requires subcontractors, including individuals and sole proprietors, to carry workers' compensation insurance and commercial general liability (CGL) insurance while performing work under a CSH subcontract. If you have any questions, please email Dominic Sistena at  HRSA.TA@csh.org.

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